• We provide free classes for GED & ESL students. We are not a GED testing center.
     The Abilene area GED Test Center is located at
     Region 14 Education Service Center  4300 S. Treadaway, Abilene, TX.  
    Alta Vista Learning Center
    West Central Texas Adult Education
    1929 S. 11th
    Abilene, Texas 79602
    Phone: 325-671-4419 
    Fax: 325-794-1327  
    The Adult Education Programs are based on the belief that every adult, regardless of age, is entitled to a basic education. The following programs are available to give adults a second chance to further their education: 

    Adult Basic Education


    English as a Second Language (ESL)


    Adult Secondary Education  (GED Classes)

    United States Citizenship


    Who can attend? The Adult Education Programs are open to anyone who is 19 or older.
    What does it cost? There is no cost for instruction and/or materials for students enrolled. The Adult Education Programs are sponsored by the Abilene Independent School District and are supported by state and federal grant funds. 
    How do I register for ESL and GED classes?  Call 671-4419  and ask for next available dates and times 
     CALL 671-4419 to sign up for GED Orientation   

    Summer Schedule

    Afternoon Classes are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1:30 -4:30

    Summer orientation/enrollment

     July 24 -25th     First day of class Thursday, July 26th


    Evening Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 -8:30 PM

    Summer orientation/enrollment  

    July 24 & 26th    First day of class Tuesday, July 31st  


    Back to School Schedule

    Morning Classes are held Monday – Friday 8:30 – 11:30 AM

    Orientation & Enrollment #1 – August 21 -22

    Orientation & Enrollment #2 - August 23-24

    Orientation & Enrollment #3 – August 28 - 29


    Afternoon Orientation & Enrollment 1:30-4:30 PM

    August 21 – 22


    Evening Orientation & Enrollment 5:30-8:30 PM

    August 28 – 30

     CALL 671-4419 for more information on ESL Registration. 

    English as Second Language Classes (ESL)


    ESL Morning classes are held on Tuesday – Friday 8:30 – 11:30 AM

    Orientation/Enrollment will be on Tuesday, August 28, 29, 30th – 31st

    Classes will start Tuesday, September 4th.


    ESL Evening Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday 5:30-8:30 PM

    Orientation/Enrollment will be on August 28th & 30th.

    Classes will start Tuesday, September 4th.


    ESL Orientation/Enrollment is a 1-day, 3-hour process.


    The month of September will be open enrollment for ESL Students.



    ESL will be open enrollment for the month of September.


    Call 671-4419 to sign up for August dates for orientation.



    New policy for 2018-19 must have photo ID for orientation.


    Program Schedule:
    Alta Vista Learning Center 


    Morning class times are 8:30 - 11:30 am; afternoon class times are 1:30 - 4:30 pm, (afternoon class is for GED only.)



    Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 to 8:30 PM.

    Day and evening classes are also offered at other sites in Abilene.

    The Adult Education Program currently provides classes in the following cities:

    Albany, Ballinger, Breckenridge, Brownwood, Cisco, Coleman, Colorado City, Cross Plains, De Leon, Hamlin, Rotan, Snyder, and Sweetwater. 

    For more information on these programs, call 325 - 671- 4419.